Day: November 15, 2020

JESUS AMONG THE JEWS (#ROARfromHEAVEN pt. 52)

And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening. (Acts 28:23 KJV) I do not know what reaction I would face from you after you have read this article. However, the worst I would expect is an attitude of indifference and that feeling that the author of this article is writing gibberish and nonsensical statements. However, such an attitude will not be strange to Paul where he to be on earth today; so, I believe that with him, I share a kindred spirit with regards to what I am about to share with you in this writing. I want to talk about JESUS amongst the Jews. I do not intend to do an elaborate analysis of the subject; rather, I hope (in the context of our study of Acts of the Apostles) to highlight what the Christian’s attitude ought to be towards the Jews. It’s a wonderful thing to be a Jew. Their story, heritage and ancestry leave for any Jew every reason to be proud and fulfilled. In fact, it is normal to find different tribes of people in different parts of the world claiming to belong to the lost 10 tribes of Israel. Even the Apostle Paul acknowledged the intrinsic self-worth in being a Jew when he said, “They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises. To them belong the patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ, who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen.” (Romans 9:4-5 ESV). Hence, every Jew…

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